hole in pitcher plant leaf

bernergrrl(z5 IL)June 13, 2004

Hi, I noticed that one of the new leaves one of my picther plants put up has a hole in it. I assume some bug did this...what kind of bug, if anyone knows?

Thanks!

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Yowie(SA Aust)

Snails, slugs and large caterpillars are possible supects

    Bookmark   June 16, 2004 at 5:09AM
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pitcherplant(OR)

Whenever mine have holes in them, it's the older pitcher in which a wasp or yellowjacket has gotten stuck in. They then chew their way out the side leaving a small (usually a bit ragged) hole in the side.

    Bookmark   June 20, 2004 at 6:59PM
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dendy(8)

Yep I agree with a wasp story. Smart little boogers!

    Bookmark   July 8, 2004 at 11:34PM
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